Taylor Swift: Meredith’s Fame is a ‘Crazy Situation’

Katie Couric and Taylor Swift

updated 10/25/2012 AT 3:00 PM ET

originally published 10/26/2012 AT 3:00 PM ET

may be making the rounds discussing her already best-selling new album, Red, but there’s an even bigger star in her midst: cat Meredith.

“It’s a crazy situation,” she tells Katie Couric in a taped episode of Katie that airs Friday. “ ‘Cause it’s a cat.”

While the world’s obsession may be confusing, Meredith has easily won over her mom since being brought home almost a year ago.

“She is awesome,” Swift says. “She’s like the most adorable cat in the world I feel like. That’s very biased though.”

Wise to her guest’s affection for her pet, Couric then presents Swift with an array of Meredith-themed memorabilia, including Christmas ornaments, a calendar and a t-shirt.

“You think I’m not going to wear that,” the country singer says, “you’re wrong.”

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